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Korean families reunited after decades apart

As ties between the two Koreas improve, a group of elderly South Koreans have met long-lost family members in North Korea. This after being separated by the war that broke out 68 years ago. But it was a bittersweet moment as the brief meetings are likely the last and only time many will see each other. Erin Ogunkeye explains.


Also, as the Indonesian island of Lombok tries to rebuild after hundreds of deadly earthquakes, FRANCE 24's team on the ground looks at how aid workers are helping children cope in the aftermath of the trauma. Abdallah Malkawi, Philomène Remy and Clovis Casali report.

And French people at times pride themselves on living "la belle vie". But more and more of them are doing so by retiring to Cambodia. The Southeast Asian kingdom boasts good food, friendly people and a warm climate. Robert Sutton-Mattocks has more.

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